Sabaton is quite possible the next biggest thing on the global metal stage. They’ve opened for Iron Maiden, toured relentlessly over the last 7 or 8 years and are one of the most prominent bands on the Nuclear Blast roster. Vandala caught up with the band for an interview on October 4th before they played their second gig ever in Calgary, Alberta.
On October 4th Calgary was ablaze with a full-speed, melodic metal onslaught of Europe’s finest (with one US band paying homage to the style). Never did I think I’d be at a posh venue like Flames Central watching long-haired, bearded veterans of metal dishing out face-melting riffs in rapid succession. Yes, I’m talking about the experience that was seeing Amon Amarth live with the likes of Skeletonwitch and Sabaton.
The winter is heading our way but the stages are hot as can be. We interviewed Metal War Historians, Sabaton. We chatted with both Joakim Broden and Hannes Van Dahl before […]
Review By David Khan From Junes Vandala Magazine – READ MORE REVIEWS HERE It was one of those nights where the day’s work prevented me from getting to the show in time […]
Review By David Khan From Junes Vandala Magazine – READ MORE REVIEWS HERE It was no ordinary night. No, it was an extraordinary night in Calgary. I arrived at the Republik shortly […]
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Review by Lana Nimmons – 4.7/5 Dragons Scythia ‘s third full-length album, …Of Conquest, is dark, fast, while blending progressive and power metal, to folk and melodic death metal, and […]
Do you fancy yourself a jolly good time with a mischievous dwarf? Perhaps whilst downing a few cold brews with some fun-loving medieval ruffians? Throw in some powerful, folk-driven heavy […]
Since 2008, Canadian progressive metallers SCYTHIA have been performing their own blend of epic progressive metal with a twist of folklore. SCYTHIA’s album, tracks, and performances feature rich, poetic storytelling, […]